Seawater Solutions is using saltmarshes to grow salt-resistant plants like samphire, which is growing from gourmet garnish to mainstream meal.
Lake Chad has shrunk to a tenth its size, with climate change one of the factors. This has a huge impact on the lives of people dependent on it for food and water. A local explains.
In a new study scientists found that plants regulate the amount of gas they consume, limiting the release of water through evaporation - but what are the effects of this on the wider envi...
PDV manifests in seals much like the canine version does in dogs — goop discharged from the eyes and nose and a fever.
Along with its water problem, climate change presents another risk for Egypt. With temperatures rising, the country could lose 30% of its food production 2040.
Comprising low-lying villas that are home to thousands, the Sustainable City aims to be a net-zero settlement, producing all the energy it needs from renewable sources on site.
Australia's Darling River has been hit by its most severe drought in a century. From inedible fish to tap water that causes skin irritations, the toll on Menindee inhabitants has been huge.
A government campaign has successfully tackled the country's toilet problem 'before the flush' – now the focus is on better and more adaptable sewage infrastructure
Climate change is the biggest global threat to the planet and its effects are especially felt in rural communities. However, tech innovation is helping to make a difference.
Like climate change, when it comes to addressing water levels, the biggest hurdles aren’t scientific — they are political, economic and social.
According to the Barcelona-based We Are Water Foundation, among Ethiopia's population of more than 100 million, about 42 million people do not have access to safe drinking water. Furtherm...
It is far too easy to view scarcity and poor quality of water as issues solely affecting emerging economies. In reality, as cases in the US and elsewhere prove, these issues are going to ...
For a country completely surrounded by the sea, Australia depends heavily on the health of its seas and coasts. Yet a recent report suggests rising tides, warming seas and increased extre...
From heatwaves and droughts to cyclones and floods, devastating extreme weather events are frequent now, yet are just a taste of what's to come.
Just before 7am on September 29, 2009, a magnitude 8 earthquake struck the sea floor in the central South Pacific, about 190km south of Samoa.